60-1-1Employee defined.

An employee is a person who is employed to render personal service to an employer otherwise than in the pursuit of an independent calling, and who in such service remains entirely under the control and direction of the employer.

Source: CivC 1877, § 1157; CL 1887, § 3780; RCivC 1903, § 1476; RC 1919, § 1100; SDC 1939, § 17.0501; SL 2008, ch 276, § 5.